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Lychnis sieboldii

Siebold's Catchfly

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Item #: 5211

Zones: 6a to 8b, at least

Height: 12" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: Japan

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?

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(syn: L. coronata var. sieboldii) We have long enjoyed the brilliant...okay, gaudy colors of the red-orange lychnis species and hybrids, but couldn't find any that were long lived until we tried the rare Japanese endemic L. sieboldii. The short rosettes of olive-green leaves with purple backs begin producing 1' tall spikes of 1" wide, deeply cut, bright orange-red flowers throughout late spring and early summer. For us, good moisture will produce scattered reblooming into fall.